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1950's Myles Originals Confetti Gold Lucite
This is a 1950's Lucite Myles Originals Confetti Barrel Style Gold Lucite Handbag. This is lovely as it glistens with gold and light. It has 24 K gold plated brass feet and closures. The hinge is a silver colored metal. The actual label is not in the handbag, but the handbag is pictured in A Certain Style, The Art of the Plastic Handbag, 1949-59, by Robert Gottlieb and Frank Maresca, page 50, circa 1951-54. The confetti glitter handbags are the rarest of the Myles Handbags.
Some History of the Myles Originals - Myles Originals by Artistic Display Company was the first lucite handbag maker based in Miami, Florida. They created glamorous bags of all types and colors. Many of these bags had a three ball clasp made of metal as this one is.
Measurements - Length - 9. 5"
Height - 8. 0" with handle without handle - 4"
Width - 5"
MINT CONDITION - There are no scratches, warps, clouding, or cracks. It has been shined and polished and is lovely in every way, waiting to go out on the town!
This item is sold from a vintage boutique in Birmingham, AL.